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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            Elmiko
NGC 281 Pacman Nebula
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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

Technical card


Dates:Aug. 21, 2019

Frames:Optolong L-eNhance 2": 180x300" -1C

Integration: 15.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 20.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2974668

RA center: 0h 52' 27"

DEC center: +56° 34' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.895 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.989 degrees

Field radius: 0.498 degrees


Resolution: 3175x2438

Locations: Home backyard red turning white zone, Gilbert, Az, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 281 The Pacman Nebula is a beautiful nebula in Cassiopeia.
Captured on three nights Aug 19-21 Seeing 8/10

Comments

Author

Elmiko
Elmiko
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Revisions

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    Original
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B

Description: On this version I tried to reveal more O3 in the center of the nebula. Mike

C

Description: This is the same data set. I did Drizzle Integration for the first time. Wow! what a difference! Drizzling the data really brings out a lot more details. Mike

D

Description: I tried to make the image" pop" a little more using a Curves adjustment.

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NGC 281 Pacman Nebula, 



    
        

            Elmiko